Detectives need help solving Opa-locka homicide


OPA-LOCKA, Fla. – Miami-Dade Police Department detectives have a dead white man, a Suzuki DR650S motorcycle and a mystery. 

The man was dead next to the dual-sport bike about 1:40 a.m., Friday, in Opa-locka near Miami Gardens, according to Detective Lee Cowart.

Homicide detectives collected evidence near the intersection of State Road 9 and Northwest 22nd Avenue, according to Sgt. Joseph Zanconato.


Nearly 20 hours after the finding, the department was distributing a flyer with the picture of a motorcycle that detectives say is similar to the one found in Opa-locka. 

Detectives were asking anyone with information to call 305-471-8400 or Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.

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